3. nonreassuring fetal status
4. previous c/s
5. maternal request
Works by providing uterine relaxation on uterine smooth muscle mediated by nitric oxide production
NEED EPIDURAL bc this is painful!
(incorporated rapid & predictable onset of spinal blockade with the ability to augment anesthesia by injection of additional medication through the epidural catheter later)
Have ephedrine and neosynephrine ready to go, fluid bolus